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Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

“I’m one of those people who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, so juggling is out of the question,” Laura Scarborough said.

Laura Scarborough’s blog, Adventures in Juggling, is about a Manteca mom’s life with a husband, five kids, one of which has special needs, three pets and being a RN at the neo-natal intensive care unit, NICU.

“We started in 2005, back then it was a kind of a curiosity.”

Laura started journaling after her son Daniel was born. Daniel was born premature and has autism [CORRECTION: Daniel was born premature and has many struggles related to his extreme premature birth, Laura said in her blog].

It's Termite Swarm Season Again!

It's Termite Swarm Season Again!

Of all the wood-destroying organisms that pest control professionals deal with, termites are the most infamous.  They are responsible for billions of damage to homes and businesses in Northern California and throughout the world.

Populations of termite colonies are comprised of the queen, workers and soldiers.  All are female.  In the spring a mature colony will produce winged reproductive of both sexes, called alates.  This is the only time of year when males are present.  There are two termite species that infest structures in our region: Dry wood and Subterranean.  Of the two, the subterranean species causes the most damage to structures spring and sometimes Fall are the seasons when these insects are noticed more readily, as the alates (sometimes confused with flying ants) emerge from mud tubes created by mature colonies.  This emergence usually happens in the evening, just prior to dusk.  The alates fly and mate.  After

How do you feel now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

How do you feel  now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

After much effort from all sides, it boils down to the Maloofs stating that the Kings will play the next season in Sacramento.

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Folsom Hosts AMGEN Tour of California Viewing Party

Folsom Hosts AMGEN Tour of California Viewing Party

Cycling aficionados will gather in Historic Folsom to watch competitors in America’s largest cycling event, the AMGEN Tour of California, race through town on Tuesday morning, May 17.

Folsom is hosting a viewing party on Historic Sutter Street near the intersection of Riley between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.  The racers will cross the picturesque Rainbow Bridge, the entrance to the Historic District, at approximately 10:45 a.m. 

“We anticipate a large crowd to cheer on the cyclists at this premier viewing location,” says Folsom’s Parks and Recreation Director Robert Goss.  He notes that the Sutter/Riley intersection is also the site of the first designated sprint point for the day – the “Folsom Prison Breakaway Sprint.”  The first racer to reach the designated point will receive a $1,000 cash prize donated by local businesses and the Folsom Tourism Bureau.   

 “We’ll have a DJ, color commentator, entertainment, vendors and a r

National Study Showing Increase in Cosmetic Surgery for Men Reflected in Sacramento Patients

Statistics just released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in men increased in 2010 compared to 2009.

Individual male surgical procedures that showed significant increase included:

Facelifts for men rose 14 percent in 2010, while male liposuction increased 7 percent.

In total, men underwent more than 1.1 million cosmetic procedures in 2010, both minimally invasive and surgical. Also, according to the ASPS, the majority of men’s top 10 fastest growing procedures are surgical, bucking the previous trend in the growth of minimally invasive treatments.

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Comedy Under the Stars

Comedy Under the Stars

Come to the Cordova Recreation and Park District's Comedy Under the Stars, and laugh your way into the weekend!

This show features comedian Rob Little, one of the hottest comedy acts in the business.  He has headlined clubs and colleges all over the country, appeared in national television commercials and on such shows as Comedy Central’s “Distraction,” Fox News and SiTV's “Latino Laugh Festival.  This event will be held at the Village Green Ampitheater, 3141 Bridgeway Drive, Rancho Cordova, on May 7 starting at 8:00 pm. 

A sketch comedy player on the Fox Sports Net Show, and “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Little uses his training from the world famous Second City Comedy Club to create routines that are inventive, funny, spontaneous, and completely unique.  This show is intended for adult audiences only.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase.  Tickets are

Celebrate Easter Weekend!

Celebrate Easter Weekend!

Want to know what's happening this Easter weekend?  News10 is the place to find out.  Check out our Easter Event page.